Dow Jones Sustainability Indices 2017

Dow Jones Sustainability Indices 2017


The results of the annual Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) have been announced yesterday. The global index tracks the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide based on an analysis of financially material economic, environmental, and social factors. Each year over 3,000 companies are invited to participate in S&P Dow Jones Indices’/RobecoSAM’s Corporate Sustainability Assessment.

The DJSI follows a best-in-class approach, including companies across all industries. It aims to allow the creation of portfolios of companies that fulfill certain sustainability criteria better than the majority of their peers within a given industry.

Industry Group Leaders


Industry Group


Peugeot SA Automobiles & Components* France
Westpac Banking Corp Banks Australia
CNH Industrial NV Capital Goods United Kingdom
SGS SA Commercial & Professional Services Switzerland
LG Electronics Inc Consumer Durables & Apparel Republic of Korea
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC Consumer Services United Kingdom
UBS Group AG Diversified Financials Switzerland
Thai Oil PCL Energy Thailand
METRO AG Food & Staples Retailing Germany
Coca-Cola HBC AG Food, Beverage & Tobacco Switzerland
Abbott Laboratories Health Care Equipment & Services United States
Henkel AG & Co KGaA Household & Personal Products Germany
Allianz SE Insurance Germany
Grupo Argos SA/Colombia Materials Colombia
Pearson PLC Media United Kingdom
Roche Holding AG Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences Switzerland
Mirvac Group Real Estate Australia
Industria de Diseno Textil SA Retailing Spain
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Taiwan
Amadeus IT Group SA Software & Services Spain
Konica Minolta Inc Technology Hardware & Equipment Japan
Koninklijke KPN NV Telecommunications Netherlands
Royal Mail PLC Transportation United Kingdom
Red Electrica Corp SA Utilities Spain


Other Companies of Interest

  • AkzoNobel: 1st in the Chemicals industry group

  • BASF: included for the 17th consecutive time

  • DSM: included for the 14th consecutive time

  • Lanxess: included 7th consecutive time

  • Neste: included for the 11th consecutive time; listed as Corporate Governance and water related risks leader

  • Unilever: 1st in the Personal Products sector

  • UPM: included for the 5th consecutive time; listed as the forest and paper industry leader




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